Mining companies have been thoroughly inconsistent on the write-downs question this season.
There's nothing to justify Whitehaven Coal's bullish market outlook.
While they were unable to turn a profit or pay tax, some of Australia's biggest companies had enough money to donate to political parties -- and one party in particular.
And the biggest losers are *drumroll* ... Plus other business tidbits of the day.
Nathan Tinkler wants back into the coal industry. But with three days left to raise some $40 million, has he bitten off more than he can chew?
Jonathan Moylan deserved the sentence he got -- do the crime, do the time. But the bigger lie is the one spread by the coal industry -- that we can continue to rely on fossil fuels.
The man who caused chaos on the stock exchange with a hoax faces sentencing today.
The coal market is in freefall, so why is the NSW government considering clearing a state forest to make way for a new mine?